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Georgia mineral commodity producing areas map from 2014 Minerals Yearbook
October 28, 2019

Mineral commodity producing areas of Georgia in 2014

The Georgia chapter of the Minerals Yearbook Volume II - Area Reports, Domestic - contains data and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Georgia including a generalized map of principal mineral commodity producing areas. The map is included in the PDF version; both PDF and XLS versions of text and data are available.

Map of countries from which the US imports more than 50% of certain mineral commodities
January 30, 2018

The US relies on these countries for 50% or more of certain minerals

This map shows the countries that supply mineral commodities for which the United States was more than 50 percent import reliant in 2017.

October 26, 2017

2017 Oct. Public Lecture — Global Trends in Mineral Commodity Supplies

  • The U.S. is increasingly reliant on supply of mineral raw materials from other countries.
  • Advanced technologies are increasingly making use of nearly the entire periodic table of the elements.
  • Dynamic studies of critical and strategic mineral supply and demand can identify emerging potential supply risks.
  • The USGS - National Minerals
January 27, 2017

NMIC - 2017 Mineral Commodity Summaries Release

The National Minerals Information Center, the primary agency for collecting and analyzing nonfuel minerals information, releases the 2017 Mineral Commodity Summaries, a collection of reports on over 85 commodities essential to the U.S. economy and national security.

December 8, 2020

Sulfur in September 2020 (PDF)

PDF format Sulfur in September 2020 (PDF) Mineral Industry Surveys


January 8, 2021

Soda Ash in October 2020 (PDF)

PDF format Soda Ash in October 2020 (PDF) Mineral Industry Surveys


April 27, 2020

Chromium in February 2020 (PDF)

PDF format Chromium in February 2020 (PDF) Mineral Industry Surveys


July 31, 2019

Cement in May 2019 (XLSX)

XLS(X) format Cement in May 2019 (XLSX) Mineral Industry Surveys with embedded .DOCX text file


October 16, 2019

Magnesium in the Second Quarter 2019 (PDF)

PDF format Magnesium in the Second Quarter 2019 (PDF) Mineral Industry Surveys


June 29, 2020

Cobalt in January 2020 (PDF)

PDF format Cobalt in January 2020 (PDF) Mineral Industry Surveys


November 4, 2020

The Mineral Industry of Lebanon, 2017-18 Tables-Only Release

The Mineral Industry of Lebanon, 2017-18 Tables-Only Release 

March 23, 2020

Bismuth in 2017 (XLSX)

XLS(X) format - Bismuth in 2017 (PDF) Minerals Yearbook chapter with embedded DOC(X) text document